Inaugural Climate Scholars stand with directors of Climate Change Hub in front of Robinson Hall

The first Inaugural class of Climate Scholars


The Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub promotes collaboration and brings together students, faculty, stakeholders and specialists to position the University of Delaware as a national leader in climate change education, research and innovation.

Climate change related scholarship, innovation and research are more successful when information and resources are shared. To that end, the Hub shares information about climate change related funding and scholarly opportunities for our students, faculty, staff and community.

Resources for Students

Undergraduate Resources

Summer Fellows

The Hub will fund multiple Summer Fellows, select undergraduates who conduct in-depth climate change related research or creative work with University faculty for part of the summer session. Learn more here.

Summer Scholars

The Hub funded up to 5 Summer Scholars in 2022. Summer Scholars are select undergraduates who conduct in-depth climate change related research or creative work with University faculty. Applications are now closed, but check back after the summer for information on the research conducted!

Project WICCED (Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware)

Under Project WICCED, the Delaware Center for Inland Bays is inviting applications for two Summer 2022 Science and Restoration Internships. Learn more here

New opportunities coming—check back soon! 

CEOE Marine Sciences Summer Interns

Graduate Resources

Climate Change Hub 2022 Summer Graduate Policy Internships

The Climate Change Graduate Policy Intern will be a graduate student/s from any major with a passion for the environment, who will immerse themselves in a climate change related internship. Prospective projects for the Climate Policy Scholar may include creating a ‘Companion Guide’ to DNREC’s Climate Action Plan or writing a white paper on the “Tree for every Delawarean” campaign.

Application deadline is April 12, 2022. Learn more here.

Resources for Faculty and Other Educators

Climate Change Course Development Grants

While documenting the university-wide climate change courses above, the Climate Change Hub (CCH) is identifying gaps for areas of growth to offer additional courses that will offer students a broad education on climate change impacts through the lens of social science, physical science, climate policy, solutions leadership, art, and design.

We are pleased to announce several types of curricular enhancement funding that all UD faculty are eligible to apply for individually or with colleagues to:

  • develop a new climate change-related course ($5000) or
  • revise an existing course to include updated climate change information ($2500)
  • mini grant to incorporate a climate change related activity or field experience into an existing course ($500)

Deadline to apply is April 12, 2022. Learn more here.

Resources for Communities and Other Stakeholders

Climate change related work is taking place all around UD, Delaware and the globe, working to address climate change related impacts and challenges. The Climate Change Hub community includes faculty, students, university and statewide programs working to address climate change challenges including:

Center for Environmental Monitoring & Analysis (CEMA)

Delaware Climate Information Center

Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN)

Delaware Geological Survey

Delaware Resilient and Sustainable Communities League (RASCL)

Disaster Research Center

Delaware Sea Grant

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Ithaca Initiative​

Sustainable Communities Initiative

UD Cooperative Extension

UD Island Policy Lab

UD Sustainability Council